Communications Manager

The Spark Arts for children
£26k p.a. pro rata
Closing date
20 Jun 2021

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Due to an organisational review and our growing portfolio of work, The Spark Arts for Children is looking to recruit for the new post of Communications Manager.

This person will be responsible for all aspects of planning, developing, delivering and evaluating strategic communications and digital activities.  The role incorporates the full range of communication needs including press, web, social media and print to ensure Sparks audiences are excited and engaged. 

Principle objectives:

  • To contribute to the strategic development and delivery of the organisation’s Communication and Audience Development strategy in partnership with the Director.
  • To raise awareness of The Sparks activity and brand, and its wide ranging work locally and nationally, through marketing and PR activity.
  • To devise and implement effective marketing campaigns to maximise reach and impact of the Spark’s work, a major feature being the annual Spark Festival.
  • To provide clear management across several relationships with internal and external partners to drive forward activity ensuring we deliver effective communication on time and to budget.

For more information and how to apply please download the job pack at


The Spark Arts for Children is a busy children’s art organisation based in the LCB Depot, in the heart of the city of Leicester’s cultural quarter. 

We promote a wide-ranging programme of work including an annual arts festival for children across schools and city venues, artist residencies in libraries, education projects and touring new theatre productions for children to city, county and east midland locations and venues.  We also provide leadership and direction for the development of The City Classroom, Leicester’s Cultural Education Partnership.

Find Us
L C B Depot
31 Rutland Street
East Midlands
United Kingdom

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